WOSU News Archives For: January 12, 2012

Biden Talks College Costs During Central Ohio Visit

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Vice President Joe Biden.
3:32PM
January 12, 2012

Vice President Joe Biden told a Gahanna audience that a higher education is still a good investment, despite the sky-rocketing costs.

Ohio’s Child Sex Trafficking Problem

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A poster in Thailand tries to draw attention to the child trafficking problem.
11:10AM
January
12, 2012

Despite being ranked one of the worst states in the nation for human trafficking, the crime only became a felony last year.

Columbus Free Medical Clinics Track Health Care Changes

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Line forms during mid-afternoon on Mondays for Physicians Care Connection Free clinic at Columbus Department of Health
8:35AM
January
12, 2012

The new federal health care law is designed to provide universal health care coverage beginning in 2014. So, operators of free medical clinics, who serve people who currently lack health insurance, are bracing for change.

Judges Stays Execution, Blasts Ohio’s Death Penalty

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U.S. District Judge Gregory Frost wrote a blistering report on Ohio's death penalty practice, writing that he has to micromanage executions and that the state "needs to do what it says it will do."
7:26AM
January
12, 2012

The lethal injection of 45-year-old Charles Lorraine is on hold after U.S. District Judge Gregory Frost criticized the state for the way it carries out executions.

What Slogan Would You Put On Ohio’s New License Plate?

6:00AM
January
12, 2012

Ohio is looking for slogan idea for the state’s new license plate. What slogan would you suggest?